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  • Prestigious Publisher Set to Release New Scholarly Volume on Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

    “The Life and Teachings of Sri Chaitanya: The Golden Avatara of Divine Love,” by Satyaraja Das, is out this October. It will be published by Lexington Books, a prestigious worldwide academic publisher, which will position it to reach tens of thousands that might otherwise not read a book about Lord Chaitanya. 

  • New Book “Swamiji” Fills in ISKCON’s Early History

    “Swamiji,” a new book that recounts Brahmananda Dasa’s memories of his guru Srila Prabhupada, has been called “a long overdue addition to the early history of ISKCON [that] fills in many details only an insider would know” by scholar Thomas J. Hopkins. Author Satyaraja Das (Steven Rosen), whose previous books include biographies of Bhakti Tirtha Swami and Sridhara Swami, interviewed Brahmananda for two weeks, yielding some twenty 90-minute tapes.

  • Krishna-Chaitanya, India’s Hidden Treasure, His Life and Teachings by Walther Eidlitz

    Eidlitz’s finds himself in India during World War II. There was a beacon of light in the midst of untold darkness: a German-born Vaishnava sadhu happened to be in that same camp.   

  • Book Review: The Agni and the Ecstasy: Collected Essays by Steven J. Rosen
    A collection of essays and articles written over the last twenty years, The Agni and the Ecstasy both tackles riddles that have vexed humans for millennia and offers new insights to empower the reader.
  • Book Review: Christ and Krishna: Where the Jordan Meets the Ganges
    Many of us have experienced, especially in the last five to ten years, a palpable shift in the way people of faith now view interfaith dialogue. Increasingly, the institutional, formal and doctrine-driven approach that dominated the field in previous decades seems to be giving way to the personal, informal, and relational model.
  • Encylopedia of Global Religion Includes Authoritative Entries on ISKCON
    The new two-volume “Encyclopedia of Global Religion,” released this October by the academic publisher SAGE, features substantial and authoritative entries on ISKCON, Srila Prabhupada, and Vaishnavism.
  • The Money Analogy and the Politics of Doing the Right Thing
    According to Vaishnava teaching, one can gauge a person's spiritual status by how they react to finding money on the street: Do they keep it for themselves? Do they leave it lying there? Or do they look for the original owner? What would you do?
  • Book Review: Food for the Soul - Vegetarianism and Yoga Traditions by Steven Rosen
    For those who are meat-eating Yogis, wanting an easy way out, this book is to be avoided at all costs. If, however, you are either a vegetarian or someone who is sitting on the fence -- a sincere meat eater who is ready to give up eating meat for his or her practice of Yoga -- this book will offer much direction, knowledge, and food for thought.
  • Could Star Wars be Based on Vedic Literature?
    A new book by scholar and popular ISKCON author Satyaraja Dasa (Steven J. Rosen) investigates the connection between two unlikely bedfellows—Star Wars and the Hindu Tradition.
  • New Book on the Hare Krishna Maha-Mantra

    New Book "Sonic Spirituality" is a compilation of articles published in Back to Godhead Magazine, Integral Yoga Magazine, and a host of other New Age and Yoga journals.

  • Books: Hinduism Textbook by Satyaraja Dasa Published


    Greenwood Press, one of the world's leading publishers of reference titles and academic texts, released a new textbook on Hinduism last week.  Written by independent scholar Steven J. Rosen (Satyaraja Dasa), it is the final volume of a six-part series called Introduction to the World's Major Religions.